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St. Louis Blues

directed by Dudley Murphy
United States 1929
  • 16 min
12 Ratings


In this all-black cast short, legendary blues singer Bessie Smith finds her gambler lover Jimmy messin’ with a pretty, younger woman; he leaves and she sings the blues, with chorus and dancers.